Lesson Title: 

There Is Korea – on 50th anniversary of Truce of Korean Peninsula

World Powers (mainly the U.S. and the former Soviet Union) and the countries surrounding Korea were more than integral in shaping modern Korean history. This article provides a historical account of how Korea was divided into North Korea and South Korea, and how subsequent developments in each country contributed to the perpetuation of such division. The discussion centers on America's view that Korea (S. Korea) doesn't exist.


  • Korean


  • Ecology/Geography

ILR Level: 

  • 3+/4

ACTFL Proficiency: 

  • Distinguished, Superior
  • This ACTFL rating is an approximation based on the ILR level


  • Reading

Learning Objective: 

  • Maintenance & Improvement

Subject Area: 

  • Language

Material Type: 

  • Learning Object

Publication Year: 




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